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Fairy Knowe Hotel

Dumbleton Road | PO Box 28, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Ranked #35 of 51 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff at Fairy Knowe Hotel is very friendly and helpful. Nice location and beautiful views. Room was average.The bath was not put in properly and cracks badly when you stand in the bath to shower. Feels like you going to fall through. ( Bungalow nom 17 )My little girl badly wanted to swim in the pool but it was green... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Fairy Knowe is always a nostalgic and heartwarming experience. As South African emigrants to Canada, we have made periodic trips to the Wilderness. This was another one of those trips and the experience brought back some heartwarming and wonderful memories. Although the hotel is not at five-star status, it nevertheless possesses an unmistakable charm and has a... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice for a family stay. The use of the pool area by outside visitors for canoe rental makes the area busy and takes away from the relaxed feel. And one must now pay for use of paddle boats, that were in the past part of the hotel stay. THe staff were very friendly and accommodating. The stay was perfect... More 

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Beaufort West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The online booking service were excellent. Received my confirmation e mail minutes after booking were made. On arrival everything was ready with no problems. Food were good. The overall experience were good and the location even better.

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Malmesbury
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in on the 7 January 2015 on the last night of our trip. The first thing we noticed on entering our room was the bad odour, after unpacking a few things and checking the room, we found very dirty bedlinen and the toilet was smeared with faeces. After contacting the manageress on duty we were moved to a... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are friendly & helpfull, room was comfortable & cleaned evey morning, exellent location for a relaxing holiday, with lots to do and see. The restuarant food was good,but the lunch menu a bit limited. will defenatley be back.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This looks like a nice hotel in a beautiful setting on the internet however once you get there its a different story. There is no way that it is 3 stars - not in their wildest dreams. The first room they showed me was something out of the 1970's - in look and in smell. The beds were hard and... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for one night on the 2nd of Jan 2015 . Checked in at 3pm and noticed that we had no linen on the beds .Told reception and they said it would be done . We left to visit family and returned at approx 11pm - NO LINEN on the beds . Informed reception and this was sorted out... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed Swimming Pool Green and unusable Bathroom in desperate need of revamp or proper clean No Kids meals at dinner in restaurant A fan or aircon would be nice in room As they advertise that it a family hotel it would be nice to have 1 of the DSTV children channels availabe

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Blantyre, Malawi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairy Knowe has a great location and good value for money. Pity about the filthy swimming pool and room not ready at 4.30pm on day of check in. The rooms were very much in need of an uograde. That said, the food in the restaurant was excellent.

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Address: Dumbleton Road | PO Box 28, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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